Friday 10th of May. Taming the Demons: Reflections on Xenophobia, Social Cohesion and Violence in Contemporary South Africa

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Date: Friday 10 May 2013

Time: 9:00 – 15:30

Venue: Seminar Room, South West Engineering Building, West Campus, University of the Witwatersrand

PANELISTS:

Zwelinzima Vavi, General Secretary, Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU)

Sandile Memela, Chief Director of Social Cohesion, Department of Arts and Culture

Rashid Seedat, Head, Gauteng Planning Commission

Sicel’mpilo Shange-Buthane, Director, Consortium for Refugees and Migrants in South Africa (CORMSA)

Topics:

 – Scarcity, Inequality and the Governance of Diversity

– Rationing Rights; Obscuring Opportunity? Reflections on Work, Labour and Livelihoods

– Forging Communities on the Move: Space, Mobility and Discourses of Diversity

 

This workshop is made possible with the support of the National Research Foundation, The Atlantic Philanthropies and The South African-Netherlands Research Programme on Alternatives in Development.

 

All are welcome. 

RSVP: Lenore Longwe 011 717 4033  lenore.longwe@wits.ac.za

Please RSVP by 8 May for catering purposes.

For more information, contact:  Lenore Longwe, 011 717 4033  tamingdemons@migration.org.za